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Like many operators of small- and mid-sized family farms, Hillary and Diane Dean had a vision, they just needed some help to get things started.
With help from a microloan, the two were able to grow a boutique winery and vineyard in Caddo, Oklahoma, growing several grape varieties and 15 types of wine. And to think, what started with a homemade peach wine has grown into a 15,000-bottle-per-year operation.
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